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ダブルカラ {double collar}

Added Jun 1, 2011

by misslivia

Ellensburg, Wash...






My first forray into the wonderful world that is Pattern Magic! I’ve been longing to make this collar for a while and finally had an excuse with a recent fashion show I did. I needed a masculine shirt, so what better way to to make it different than to throw in a sweet collar! This is also one of the first garments I ever draped, and let me tell you – I need a better fitting dress form! The shirt worked on the runway, but I hope no one ever examined it’s fit closely, because it was kinda of wacky due to the dress form. I needed to make this quickly (like in one night) so I left off the sleeves – tailoring cuffs was too large a challenge for me at that moment. I am a huge fan of the collar color – I just loved that blue color. I paired this with my “long pants” and my version of the Burdastyle bowtie (but the bowtie was worn in her hair :) ) The last pic is one from the runway show – we haven’t gotten the best images yet, but I think you can still get the idea.

Also! Apparently they now make these books in english….just after I bought them in Japanese :)
(And I think it is awesome that I can use japanese characters in the title!)

Material Notes

cotton (recycled bedsheet)
blue quilters cotton




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Business, Other, Preppy

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    Jun 1, 2011, 09.32 PMby britannica

    Wow, I must admit that I underestimated that design. It really is quite something else, and your use of it is very lovely. Now it’s on my list of things to try. :)

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    Jun 1, 2011, 07.40 PMby iroiro

    I love the collar! These books are my favourite, now I must make that double collar!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 10.33 AMby janene

    I must get hold of these books. Every time I see a Pattern Magic creation it oozes wow factor and your is no exception! Very well done. Looks flawless to me!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 06.40 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    i love these books as well and just got them in english! the doublecollar is something, i did wanted to do as well and now, seeing yours, i just can not wait any longer! lovely!

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